Bill Summaries: H764 MONTESSORI LICENSE.

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  • Summary date: Apr 20 2023 - View Summary

    Amends GS 115C-270.20(a), adding new subdivision (7), creating rules for Montessori Licenses. Allows holder of a license to teach only in a school that uses Montessori instruction as its primary method. Sets criteria to obtain a license, requiring (a) valid credential from the American Montessori Society, the Association Montessori Internationale, or a program accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teaching Education and (b) bachelor's degree in any field, and (c) completion of exam requirements adopted by State Board.

    Prohibits holder of a license from teaching in a public school that is not a Montessori school without another license issued by the State for public school teachers. Applies to applicants for Montessori licenses on or after the date act becomes law.